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Nov 25, 2013 11:00pm PST
says he used his mobile phone here to order a ride on uber. but he says the driver assaulted him during an argument. a police report has been filed. but now the question is who is responsible for the driver's behavior? >> as he swatted the phone he hit me on the arm. >> reporter: james says that a ride home with an uber driver got physical. the mobile app told him to expect a silver prius. when a blue prius showed up and the driver knew his name, james got in. he claims that the driver directed racist and homophobic slurs at him. he took this video. >> why don't you get in my face like before. >> reporter: police made no arrests. uber refunded his $14 fare but he says the company is not taking responsibility for the driver's behavior. uber says that authorities responded to the incident determined no action was necessary. but we suspended the account of the involved parties until further notice. >> i was bothered by the word "temporarily" because of what happened. not just because i suspect it had been shared with someone else but because of what transfired. >> reporter: uber says that
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Nov 21, 2013 11:00pm PST
was killed by a falling power line along the 2700 block of austin street. and cheryl herd joins us from oakland with more. >> reporter: as you can see, it's pretty windy out here. the trees are sweeping back and forth. but just around the corner on east 22nd and austin street, a man was killed because of the wind. a 30-foot tree limb came crashing down on a man who was on his motorcycle in a driveway. this happened about 8:15 tonight. power lines came down with the tree limb. and right now, police are not ready to tell us if he was electrocuted or not. >> the guy was getting on his motorcycle or getting off his motorcycle. and the tree branch fell over and killed him. when i got here, everything was blocked off. >> reporter: down the road, firefighters were battling a two-alarm fire in an abandoned grocery store. and the wind didn't make things easy for them. this happened around 7:00 tonight. but around 10:00 tonight, it was all under control. the wind added a layer of difficulty for firefighters, they're telling me tonight. but back here live, you can see the wind is whipping up aroun
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Oct 31, 2013 11:00pm PDT
thursday evening. thanks for joining us. i'm jenelle wang. >> i'm raj mathai. it's part of the marijuana debate we don't hear about, killing wildlife, and taken thing our water supply. this is all happening on land that taxpayers are paying to protect. investigative reporter elyce kirchner traveled across the state to expose problems caused by many pot farmers. >> there's been a lot of talk about the legalization of marijuana but our story is about how and where it's being grown. many growers are trespassing on parks and tribal land using highly toxic pesticides to grow pot. the effects are real and deadly. flying high above some of the country's most well-known national parks, sequoia and king's canyon south of yosemite. look closely and you'll see it. thousands of acres on or near u.s. forest service land used as marijuana grow sites. >> it's a huge problem, almost an epidemic in our community. >> with destructive effects. and now goes beyond the politics of pot. >> what we know is there is a massive use of toxic can'ts out there. >> i know they're specifically targeting animals. anyth
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Nov 4, 2013 11:00pm PST
for a gunman. thanks for joining us. >> officials say they have identified the gunman and that he may be still hiding near the mall. not in the mall but near the mall. s.w.a.t. teams are going store by store looking for the gunman. shoppers ran for the exits after the shots were fired. we'll show you where the shooting happened. it happened in paramus, new jersey 15 miles from manhattan. employees say the gunman was dressed in all black with a motorcycle helmet on carrying a large gun walking past stores ten minutes before closing time. >> i saw he looked into the store and strolled past. it was very terrifying. >> straight up. >> a long rifle. >> so far police have found only one bullet casing. >>> new at 11:00, we are hearing from one of the tsa agents hurt during friday's shooting at l.a.x. tony grigsby said his first thought is to help the passenger. >> i'm just a regular person. i came to tsa to protect people. >> grigsby was shot when he was helping an elderly man get to safety. and he took time to remember his tsa colleague who died. >> let me take time to express the sadness i feel in
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Nov 7, 2013 11:00pm PST
to are we keeping our community safe? the numbers as they are right now don't give us information to make that assessment. we need real data, so if we're going to do a year after year comparison, we need to use the same criteria. >> reporter: we asked if it's accurate to compare 2012 and 2013 numbers. police said the comparison will not be completely accurate until the end of next year when they can reflect on two years using the same standard. also important to note the department claimed gang related murders were down 40%, even though total homicides up creased over that same time period. >>> now to a developing story in asia. millions of people are getting slammed with a super typhoon in the philippines. it had winds up to 150 miles per hour, and about 1 million people are taking cover. at least one death so far has been reported. and weather experts this typhoon to be the most powerful on record. for more, we go to jeff ranieri, who has been taking a good look at the effects of the typhoon. >> we're tracking this dangerous storm system, which has had multiple landfalls and still is no
NBC
Nov 13, 2013 11:00pm PST
of questionsirected at e us headquarters. why is this haening, the primary questi. >> it's a series of earthquakes. there could be 30, 40. sometimes as many as350 period of week or up to six weeks. >> the biggest of t quakes w this morning. had a magnitude 3. usgs officials say they don't magnitude 5 a big quaka >>> police are investigating san jose's 40th homicide of the year. they say alcohol may have fueled th crime. lastight police were calle to the victim's home. the son and daughter identify the victim as9 year old joe torres w worked as a handy man. they say he and his adult stepson go in a fight while drking last night. relaves died that he was drinking at all. poli are not commenting. >>> take aook at the sketch. police say a manatching this description asaulted a woman in a car back in july. the woman says the man asked directions. she got into his car to show him and that's when assaulted her. e reported the assault only in ocber. police wanto know if youknow anything about the woman or that man. >>> well, do you know what to do if an emergency siren pulls up behind y with its sirens b
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Nov 20, 2013 11:00pm PST
students had committed a string of racist acts against their black roommate. students tell us it happened in this high rise student housing on the san jose state campus. eight freshmen shared a four bedroom unit. the investigation brought to the university's attention by the parents of the victim found the n word had been written on a dry erase board in the room. the students had forced a bike lock around the student's neck and lost a key. a picture of adolf hitler was displayed in the apartment and the confederate flag was displayed as well. >> people are really mad that someone would hang that up and show it around. it's offensive. >> another student says tonight's black student's union meeting was intense and a rally is planned for tomorrow to demand answers. >> they're offended by the events that took place on our campus. it's close to home and we weren't aware of it at all. no organization on campus let us know these issues were here. all new students are required to take sensitivity training during orientation. three investigations are going on. criminal, which has reportedly led to
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Nov 18, 2013 11:00pm PST
to the surface of the road. people need to remember to slow down. >> reporr: driversay they're read this man used torive buses in san francio. >> leave youelf an out four-foot rht side clearance. my driving totally changes. debris in the roway.ase in >> reporter: katrina lives in mend cena county where they average 41 inches a year. >> slow down and pay attention during lane changes. i say going five mil less than the eed limit on occasion. >> reporr: tked tog&e while they don't do anything before a storm comes toown they wilannounce a system system that helps them get to outagefaster. we'll have that for yotomorrow night. >> thank you. >>> 58 days th very little rain. u can access our live radar and microclimates on our websit www.nbcbayarea.com and click onhe weaer tab. you ha the forast e-mailed to you daily. >>> google apologizing to an east bay fath. a satellite vw shows is body of his murdered teenaged son. maps.image is still on google but they are efforting to take it down. monte frances joi us live in richmo. what a horrible image to contend with. >> reporter: kevin barrera was ot and ki
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Nov 19, 2013 11:00pm PST
on broadway, fire crews had to use air bags to lift the car off of the victim. medics pronounced him dead at the scene. no word yet if the droifr was at fault. >> a mess on the roadways and we are live in san tran -- live in san francisco, rain is making a mess of things. >> yeah, light rain as you can probably see. earlier it was coming down much more heavily. and across the way from me, you see a tow truck pulling over this way. over there they have pooling water that is causing problems for drivers coming off of the exit for eastbound 80. this is an example of what happens if you do not give yourself more time. the problem at at&t was whether the car was going, it was whether the show was going to go on. and it did. ♪ >> rain did a lot of things tonight, but it did not wash out the blondie, green day concert. several thousand people turned out, some under over hangs and some in the rain. >> didn't stop me. if i have a hat, if you are a true music lover, no weather can stop you from seeing you are your idols. >> it came down hard. look at this shot coming out of the tunnel. the chp sa
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Nov 24, 2013 11:00pm PST
>> that's all for now. i'm lester holt. thanks for joining us. >>> preparations are under way for a presidential visit to the bay area. we'll have information on the traffic detours as well as a major change in the president's approval rating. also -- >> if you're sitting there eating lunch by yourself, male, female, they just sit down and start talking to you. >> a bay area coach killed in a car crash. >> plus, a child was killed in a crosswalk in san jose this afternoon. the latest on that investigation. is. >>> good evening. i'm diane dwyer. and i'm terry mcsweeney. the president plans to visit san francisco tomorrow. it could create a nightmare for drivers. chase swroin us from the location of his first fundraiser. >>. >> reporter: there are setting up inside the jazz center. this is one of two fundraising stops in san francisco. plenty of people know for democrats, the west coast can be a bait of bit of an atm for fundraisin fundraising. barricades ready, parking signs up and protesters already out. still hours before the president lands at fso. >> i think he's headed to
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Nov 27, 2013 11:00pm PST
might find some troublemakers. >> reporter: police using social media to get the word out about not drinking and driving. >> i don't think you'd want to be hung over and hang out with the family the next day. >> reporter: as you can see, taxicabs are keeping close just in case folks need it. police say they will be out in force all weekend long. reporting live in palo alto, cheryl hurd. >>> stores are opening for business tomorrow instead of waiting until friday. and a few people are lining up. this is a live look at the best buy in san jose. doors open at 6:00 tomorrow night. this will be a chilly night, not just best buy, walmart, sears, target and macy's among the stores opening tomorrow. >>> a lot of people making a mad dash to the grocery store. >> reporter: i just popped into this safe way and the butter shelf is completely empty. there are a lot of people here doing some last-minute shopping for the big meal tomorrow. man owe are armed with a long list so they don't forget anything that is a must have on the holiday table. moist of the people we ran into were shopping in
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Nov 3, 2013 11:00pm PST
>> that's all for now. i'm lester holt. thanks for joining us. >>> right now at 11:00, the latest at lax after the shoot on friday. we're also hearing from the suspect's neighbors for the first time. >> and gun shows are big business in the area. why sup porers of gun control may be losing the weight. >> plus the, the coliseum may be headed across the bay. the news starts right now. >>> good evening pip'm diane dwyer. >> the investigation continues into friday's shooting. new details about the suspected gunman. new video right now from southern california. an apartment in sun valley. neighbors say he they saw him a few times but mostly kept to hils. fbi agents and police officers searched the apartment on friday. >> they were here all day. and they couldn't come out. the fbi agent, he spoke with me. i was very scared. >> he told authorities he acted alone and that a friend had dropped him off at lax but officials don't believe that the friend knew of the suspect's plan. we have the lathest on the investigation. >>> new photos of the terror at l.a.x. friday morning show passengers
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Nov 28, 2013 11:00pm PST
publically for the first time about that away tack. good evening and thanks for joining us, there's a lot happening late tonight, we will hear from sasha fleischman in a moment, but we begin with a wild crime spree. one man dead and three people stabbed. the showdown happened in play sight. a man stabbed three people near the regional medical center of san jose and stole a van on jackson avenue and got on the interstate, there's multiple crime scenes. george? >> reporter: well, raj, neighbors can finally relax in what has been a crazy thanksgiving on the street. you can see the tree that the minivan hit and where a police officer shot and killed the suspect. a very troubling scene for many on this street in -- on thanksgiving. a man aiming a gun. >> you try to do the a u-turn on to the cop car to hit the cop car and the cop started to shoot at him. i was inside the home and i hear the shot. you heard pop, pop. >> reporter: neighbors saw the minivan crash in to a tree. at least one of the officers' bullets hit the suspect and killed hkill ed him. the man stabbed three people and then carja
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Nov 11, 2013 11:00pm PST
've raised a call or send us ane-mail.e us >>> tonight, there's sll coerns about air quality. hazards smoke over thr bay counties. hours. burned for nrly 1 th company is sti not exactly sure what caugh fire, but it may include panint, plasts along wh carpet and appliances. the smoke could have an effect on air and water qualityor years to come. >>> new tonight at 11:0 san jose police bust three people following a violent crime spree than spaed seral wes. offers say ty are accused of carjacking, kidnappg and robbery. they ran a prostitution operation out of a san jose motel st month. that's whenhey robbed at gun point. they held up a pizza man. authorities al believe they roed a bank. >>> w to the developing story the philippine a u.s. aircrt carrier and other ships are headeto the the survivors of the philiines are gettg separate. more than 1,000 pple tried to force their ways onto plane that were deliving aid a an airport i one of the hardest there areeports of looting as well as many people struggled to find a basic cessity. e government confirmed 1700 people wer killed by this storm. off
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Nov 14, 2013 11:00pm PST
will approve the new deal. jean elle is le with this deloping story. board of direcr tel us that t. six weeks of paid familyeave ended up in the contractdeal, a deal union members already voted on and appred. tonight, b.a.r.t. management is not telling them it's a deal breaker t at this point, he says anything is possible. b.a.r.t. passeers may be in for anothe rough ride. the b.a.r.t. board of directors says the new labor agreement, already approved b union workers, has a mistake. six weeks of paid family leave is not supposed to be part of the deal. >> abili to be away on family leave, i believe f six weeks, and he that paid. at was negotiated out of the contract. but it somehow maged to be in there. >> reporter: now that b.a.r. says there's an error, the question is is it aeal breaker? he says it depends onhe financial impact. >> we notnow if it's frivolouin impact, moderate or extreme. >> rorter: while b.a.r.t. bulates the cost, union aders are standing by the contra. in a statement, the president said -- >> rorter: riders who already endured two strikes, hop the unions and b.a.r.t. can
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Nov 26, 2013 11:00pm PST
on the job. the fallout doesn't end there. nbc's reporter joins us in san francisco with the new details. >> reporter: five months after jack frazier was hit by a fire truck in this intersection, he is still recovering. officials say that firefighter was drunk. now the department is holding five other firefighters accountable. issuing suspension notices. a san francisco fire truck roared into the intersection of fifth and howard and slam into a motorcycle. throwing jack frazier into a fire hydrant. this is frazier in the hospital in june. his attorney said his client is still recovering from extensive injuries. >> he sustained massive leg injuries. he had a collapsed lung, fractured ribs, he sustained a left tibia fracture, the left knee fracture. >> reporter: they say the firefighter passed the drug and alcohol test buzz the driver left the scene. fire officials said he went into the bar where a camera recorded the veteran firefighter chugging water. when quinn did show up at the station hours later, his blood alcohol level measured over the legal him at .13. the fire department said qu
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Nov 5, 2013 11:00pm PST
altose with more on the controversy for us. >> reporter: karen meredith's son ken died in iraq. this is his memorial bench. a place where meredith likes to come to feel close to ken. what she doesn't like is unexpected reminders about his death. those football jerseys are bringing up some difficult memories. northwestern university near chicago, is promoting a special game where the team is honoring america's veterans. a portion of sales of special red, white and blue uniforms made by under armour will be donated to the wounded warrior project. some military families say while it's a good cause, the uniforms are offensive. at her son's memorial bench in los altos, bay area gold star mom karen meredith says the helmet took her breath away. she sees blood splattered on the american flag, reminding her of the day her son, army lieutenant ken ballard was killed in iraq. >> my son was killed by a head injury. he was shot in the head. and all i can see at that second was that's probably what his uniform, his army uniform looked like. that it was drops of blood. >> reporter: most of t
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Nov 29, 2013 11:00pm PST
with us. it's not an easy situation. >> the written confession and apology on that video is dated november 9th. newman's wife and son have not responded publicly to this latest development, no are has the u.s. state department. >>> we have new details now out of southern california. a standoff at a shopping center on black friday is now over. an armed man who had barricaded himself inside a store now is dead. investigators. la cracenta is about ten miles from downtown los angeles. people got a scare as they were evacuated during that standoff. >>> today walmart employees joined forces with workers' rights groups and staged protests at 1500 walmarts nationwide demanding fair wages. officers arrested five people outside the walmart in san leandro. supporters want walmart to commit to paying full-time employees at least $25,000 a year. >> this is the country's largest employer, and about towards two thirds of the workers masse less than $25,000 a year. that's just not enough to put food on the table. >> walmart's president defended his k350e today. the website says the average hourly worker m
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Nov 12, 2013 11:00pm PST
>>> nbc bay area news star now. >>> good ening. thanks for joining us. i'raj mathai. >> and i'm jessica aguirre. a s francisco college sdent is missing tonight. his family says he hasn't been seen or heard from since thursday now cell phone rords are taking them to places they wod ver expect the 20-year-old to go. jean elle isive with new details on the srch for him. >> reporter: jessica,he san francisco police department's special victims unijust got the case tonight from the bay view police stion. bu derek's familyre already posting yers around san seep him and will callith has formation about where the 20-year-old is. >> it's hard. it's either you barelyleep or eat. yojust want to know tha he's safe. >> reporter: jeannie is desperate to find her brother, 20-year-old derek. family and friends haven't seen or hrd from the s francisco city college student since thursday. >> there's no phone activity on his phone. there's noing on his bk statements, likee bary keeps any cash withhim. if he does it's no more than a few dollars. you cannot survi on foodith that lile. >> reporter:
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Nov 9, 2013 11:00pm PST
. but just knowing the loved one took their last breath of this brge is importa for us to nally say, we're here with y bere this bridge comes do. >> of course, tha picre we were showing earlier is at the western sp. demolition of the eastern span is set to begin next week. cost about $240 million.nd >>> u.c. students could get an early christmas present. no tuition hike for the coming year. theroposal comes a year after the passagef proposition 30, that spare the unirsity a 240 fundg cut. and assum another $26 million of revenue from out-of-state student tuition. theversity will dcuss the tuition free next week. > there's new developments in e alled bullying cas of two miami football ayers. the two players at the center of theontroversy weren't ere. richie incognito arrived in l.a. yesterday. he's accused of bullying and using racial slurs against jonathan martin. martins also in los angeles, staying his parents' home. they're trying to focus on monday night's game. the controversy has madehat difficult. >>e would be lying if we don't say we never tal about ever. it comes up. for the m
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Nov 15, 2013 11:00pm PST
on grant avenue and nespresso-us.com. >>> good evening everyone >> that breaking news in san jose. the 42nd homicide of e ar. >> a man was shot around 7:30 this evening an west san carlos street near dana avenue near lioln high school. georgeat the scene with the details. >> reporter: investigators are still out he on st. carlos street as they gather evidence. other offirs are talking to businesses and neighbors to see if they saw anything. police were calle out around 7:30 tight on rerts of shots fired at thi shoing center d this is video from a man who is here minutes afterhe shting. we're ld one of the patrol offirs was nrby and actually heard the gunfire. when t police arrived, they found a man had been shotnd an officer at thecene tells m in his pickup truck when the ing shooting happeneand the man was taken to valley medical center and died an hour and half later. a neighbor across the street saw the flashing lights from his window a went ouide. >> decided to walk out and see what was happening. obviously, we don't know what happened but it's sry to see the activity behind us. >> we s
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Nov 23, 2013 11:00pm PST
>>> good evening, and thank you for joining us. >> we are following a tkroefrlitkroefrdeveloping story. a wildfire has destroyed part of a power plant and now it's threatening a dozen homes, it's burning near the geysers area. we have rob mayeda tracking the winds. first, let's go to chase cane who is live at the command center. chase? >> reporter: diane, cal fire says this is not a huge wildfire, but they say it's a very big wildfire for this time of year, because even though we got pretty substantial rainfall, they say the problem was the strong winds that followed the rain, because that just dried everything out and that is what helped this fire grow so quickly. the fire broke out barely 48 hours ago but already it burned more than 3,000 acres in the area of northern sonoma county. there are a dozen homes in the area, and cal fire considers those homes to be threatened but it's not close enough to force mandatory evacuations, but they are aware tonight. of course they are trying to protect the power plants in the area as much as they can, but the winds have definitely been a f
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Nov 10, 2013 11:00pm PST
before. in2007, strikingly saar lo today. >> ty're using grains to get to the center of the pile from the fire is burning. i believe. >> i beeve. >> i believe they're going to be working all night to extinguis it. we didn't reall notice thin were wrong until so started saying it smells nd ofd funny outside. we didn't thinking something elsebout it until it ban smaesmeling bad inside. >> students tried to press on, despite thentense smoke. >> it's a really stran smell. most like burned rubr. it kind of burns your eyes a bit pl 's a combinati of smell anyou can feel it. almost smoggyout side. firefightersxpect they wil have to be out he until morning to get this fi extinguished. they have been able to get it under control. there's no danger of it spading overnight. one last piece of good news is th so far, no one has been murt. >> case, thanks very much. if you smell smoke from at i fire, go inside. there's kwr little wind out here to dissipatehat smoke spp the smoke and steam off to the right, 54 4 deees, light winds. the winds have been shifting around lit bit. motor vehicle blumgener
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Nov 6, 2013 11:00pm PST
you. if you have a tip for her or anyone nelson our investigative unit, we urge you to give us a call. you see the numbers on the screen. 888-996-tips or send us an e-mail. >>> new tonight at 11:00, a sunnyvale mom is waiting to be reunited with her two-week-old baby but at least she knows the baby is safe. last night the baby's father kidnapped the boy and headed south. the search happened right here in the bay area and it ended on the other side of the u.s. border near lukeville, arizona. george kiriyama talks to the mother. he joins us in sunnyvale. >> reporter: the baby is safe and is in the custody of arizona's child protective services. the baby's father has been booked into jail in arizona. tonight we spoke with the baby's mother and she said she can't wait to hug little henry. the smile on patricia romero's face says it all. her two-week-old baby will be coming home. >> i'm really happy and really thankful for the police and the people that helped me find my baby. >> reporter: just 24 hours earlier, patricia's boyfriend mess dilute guler jumped into the envoy and headed to the
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Nov 1, 2013 11:00pm PDT
developing at this hour. good evening and thanks for joining us. i'm raj mathai. >> ever just into the newsroom, new cell phone video from inside lax as travelers evacuated the airport. you can see a lot with their hands in the air. very tense moments in the wake of the shooting. >> let's begin with stephanie stand on at lax. >> authorities are trying to determine what led a 23-year-old man here to walk into a busy firm here at lax and open fire. the tsa agents and injuring several others. chaos and terror erupted at los angeles international airport when a new jersey man living in los angeles allegedly walked inside the airport carrying this assault rifle and more than 200 rounds of ammunition. >> this morning a gunman opened fire in lax's terminal three, killing a tsa agent. the first to die in the line of duty. >> that agent is 39-year-old gerardo fernandez. this cell phone video obtained shows the chaos in the terminal as shots rang out. >> i was putting my shoes in the check out point and i hear shots. >> it was bang bang bang bang. >> i heard someone say run, run, run. a
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Nov 17, 2013 11:00pm PST
>> that's all for w. i'm lester holt. thanksor joining us. >>> righ now at 11:00, a deadly weend across the area. we'll havehe lateeps the investigations from theouth bay san francisco. and -- >> oh, my god, this thing is gettinreally wide. with millions hit hard. dead >>lus, hea from flyers stuck because those severe storms >> good evening. of. >> it has been a viont weekend in the south bay. ere were two suicidend a fatal officer-involved shooting th weekend. nbc bay area is at san jose police deparent hst with more for us. >> t most recent homicide started early this morning in soutsan jose. >> san jose pice say they arrived at 3:00.m. and found a man shot this once. >> the 42nd happened on friday about 7:30 p.m. police say a m was shopped a the a shopping center onhe 1600 block of san carlos seet. >> they do notnow whether they're gangrelated. the identies of the victims have also not been released. meantime, in an unincorporated pa of san jose, a makeshift woman shot and killed by a santa clara kouncy sheriff's duty morning.ore 12:30 satury friends of the suscts say she h
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Nov 8, 2013 11:00pm PST
. the suspect set the victim's skirt on fire. >> horrified and the only thing that's really gotten us through this is knowing that we believe that they are going to make a full recovery. >> reporter: police arrested 16-year-old richard thomas on tuesday. the alameda county district attorney charged him as an adult. it has been reported he told police he was homophobic. he is facing a hate crime charge. the suspect's grandmother reacting to thomas' arrest. >> what kind of boy is he? >> he's a good kid. a very good kid. >> crandall describes her kid as being an a gender teenager. >> they do not identify with either male or female. >> reporter: so sasha's parents feel it's appropriate to use rainbow ribbons to show the 18-year-old support. a ribbon is attached to a pole outside lisa mitchell's sal lon on macarthur boulevard. >> you should be able to be who you are, wherever you are, without having to worry about things like public transportation. youth on a public transportation and getting set on fire. >> it's just sad because nobody should be -- nobody should do this to a child. like it's just
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Nov 16, 2013 11:00pm PST
problems. as it is, workers have to use thr vacation or sick days to get that time f. bart claims the provision could st the tran transitgency as much as $44 million over four years. but the unions claim the fige is more like $5.6 million. >> this is for people that are bonding with a child. a fosterchild, a pern with a seriously i parent or child. everyone atart does not hav that scenario. we're talking about a very small number of folks. >>eporter: a bart spokesperson would nogo o camera but insist the inclusion of the provision in the contrt was a mistake, sayg t was a mistakenly signed in a sck of tentive agreements." several bart riders we talked with tonight say they areo fed up, they'd support a measure to outlaw transit strikes in californ. >> is not fair to the citizens of this community toeep going through this drama over and over. it affects their lives, their incos. it just -- it's as criminal a allowing is government to shut down. >> reporter: at this point the unions are not tt ning to strike but they wa the contct signed as-is. the bart board is scheduled to meet th
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Nov 2, 2013 11:00pm PDT
. >> the new contract will allow us to better control our scheduling and our attendance at. it will help us control overtime costs. and make changes to the equipment and technology to run a better b.a.r.t. >> what's in it for the public? peace of mind because of its new strike clause till june of 2017. the contract goes to the birdies of for final an probable. >> hup tracking is happening in cities across the united states and right here in the bay area often in plain sight. today an event was held aim at raising awareness of the issue. kimberly terry is here with more on the pupd raiser and the driving force behind the event. >> hello, diane. a mother from the sacramento area whose daughter was sold into the sex afraid created run for courage. today that organization hosted its first 5 and 10 k races in oakland. the race drew more than 500 people from around the bay area. vicky zito which hostedf)c the event says she hopes this brings brngs attention to the sex trafficking epidemic in the united states. >> folks tend to think there's only certain populations targeted to be victims of this
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Nov 22, 2013 11:00pm PST
to have fun. not letting that affect us. >> reporter: fans insisted the national spotlight did not take away the excitement of a friday night football game against navy. >> it isn't about that. and out here we're a national spotlight in one way but in the other, we're here just having fun and trying to forget what happened. >> reporter: chris and his family drove from clovis to watch the football game. his son is being recruited to play next year. he admitted this last week's events caused him to pause a little bit. >> we're looking at being a part of that spartan family. we took notice of it but we have to realize, that stuff happens everywhere. i don't look at it as the total university. >> reporter: the president of san jose state released this statement saying, quote, i am outraged and saddened by these allegations. they are utterly inconsistent with our long cherished history of tolerance, respect for diversity and personal civility. >> i'm disappointed. being a student at san jose state, we know we're one of the most diverse schools. it is disappointing to know there are people ou
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